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Madagascar makes use of SA technology

Local water, air and sewage treatment specialist, Ozone Service Industries, has installed one of its compact and affordable Biozone NoKak Sewage Treatment Plants at the offices of Flowserve at Toamasina on the east coast of Madagascar. Toamasina is...

Industry warning on sub-standard meters

The South African Water Meter Manufacturers’ Association (WMMA) has cautioned municipalities and water utilities about the ‘questionable quality and sub-standard performance’ of some water meters reportedly being introduced to the local market....

Water resource management on an urban planet

Water resource management on an urban planet Water is a prerequisite for human and ecosystem health, as well as for the success of a wide range of industrial and agricultural enterprises. Water security through responsible resource management is an...

Safe use of greywater for urban food production

A solicited research project, initiated and funded by the Water Research Commission (WRC) and led by Dr Nicola Rodda of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, clarifies the benefits as well as the risks associated with the use of greywater. The potential...

Turning water losses into saved revenue

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Emfuleni Water Conservation Project has recently been signed bythe Emfuleni Municipality and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German, British and...

Initiative to support water resources planning

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is in the process of establishing a Nile Basin Decision Support System (NB-DSS) to support water resources planning and investment decisions in the Nile Basin. Funded by a World Bank-managed multi-donor Trust Fund,...

Water scheme to service rural communities

Umgeni Water’s Mhlabatshane Bulk Water Supply Scheme in the Ugu District Municipality will eventually supply 100 000 people with potable water. The vision of providing potable water to over 100 000 people in scattered rural and peri-urban...